Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for DENNY-ABBEY

DENNY-ABBEY, a place in Waterbeach parish, Cambridgeshire; near the Ely railway and the river Cam, 7½ miles NNE of Cambridge. A Benedictine priory, a cell to Ely, was early founded here, and given to the Knights Templars; and a nunnery was built on the priory's site, in the time of Edward III., and has left remains.


(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

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Feature Description: "a place"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Waterbeach CP/AP       Cambridgeshire AncC
Place: Denny Abbey

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